License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Ross is Good. Dr. Ross has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Howard Ross, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma)

Education & Awards

Dr. Ross graduated from University of Rochester . He has 2 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Ross has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center 
  • Southern Ocean County Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Howard Ross MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Where does Dr. Howard Ross practice?
Dr. Howard Ross has 5 office locations.
Dr. Howard Ross practices Colon & Rectal Surgery near West Long Branch, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Philadelphia, PA and Holmdel, NJ.
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